Monthly Archives: April 2019

  1. April 23, 2019

    The Plant Body Builders

    Proteins are body builders. But forget muscle bound torsos and weight training they are the building blocks of all of us every day. They are vital for the growth and repair of every cell in our bodies. They maintain the functioning of muscles, the immune system and the blood in our veins. 

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  2. April 19, 2019

    Carrot Cake Balls

    Easter is a time we see carrot based recipes everywhere! This is a delicious carrot cake recipe, but now we also have this carrot cake energy ball to share which is just perfect if you don’t have the time to make on a full on cake or if you’d like a recipe for a sweet, delicious treat to give you a boost of energy and a load of nutrients too!

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  3. April 4, 2019

    You Can Bank on Grape Tree

    A touch of grandeur to this picture of new life in a historic setting is the impressive statue standing just yards from the new shop’s front door in Bewdley.... Read more »

  4. April 4, 2019

    Ten Things You Should Know About Cashew Nuts

    The cashew story begins normally enough. The tropical evergreen tree bursts into blossom and each pink and white bloom begins to produce a kidney shaped seed, called a drupe. Then it becomes odd. Because above each drupe develops a large, swelling fruit which turns from green to red. So, each tree appears to be bearing a large crop of apples each with a small attachment. When the crop ripens and is harvested it is only this “hook” on the bottom that is of interest to nut eaters.... Read more »

  5. April 1, 2019

    Ten things you should know about Maca Powder

    In the high Andes of Peru the summer maca harvest is now underway. The plant they are pulling from the ground looks like a small turnip and is in the same botanical family. It grows at altitudes of over 11,000 feet, thriving in conditions of biting cold, intense sunlight and icy winds.... Read more »